AppsJack Capable Communities Podcast
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For business-minded people looking to grow their business capabilities and have more fun managing, the AppsJack Podcast is a collection of in-depth conversations with top professionals about fascinating topics from business, the economy, technology and management that helps listeners learn new skills that can be applied within their business practices immediately.
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Episode 4 - Business Skill 2 - Develop and Manage Products and Services - Part 1
AppsJack Podcast Episode 4 - Developing & Managing Products and Services Recorded 2/11/17 in West Seattle On the show Eric Veal Andrew Sengul Christian Harris Steven Kubacki Part 1 - Butterfly effects How do small changes and decisions ultimately create huge changes down the road Need to innovate and change, continuous transformation is required Kubacki Past behavior predicts future behavior A person's ego needs to be fairly flexible Compartmentalization Chaos and non-linear dynamics People want to eliminate and reduce conflict Idea of random eliminatation of people within a company Fear of failure Andrew Example by Andrew of a single checkbox feature that crashed an entire system Examples of the C: drive, NT, DOS and other legacy with in Microsoft Q-DOS Local Maximums work for a time and place but there's something better out there Ego "Very happy crews tend to produce very bland films" Gravity well effect Veal Seduced by Success Dead & Bloated vs. Struggling Entrepreneur scenarios GM almost went bankrupt Organizations build up inertia and baggage and legacy that prevents them from being successful now Backward compatibility has held Microsoft back Part 2 - Fixing Messes Q: Can you think of any cases you had to clean up? Eric Acuson purchased by Siemens and the following merger